The ScratchJr course introduces coding concepts to the young imaginative minds. Sometimes referred to as the post-iPad generation, young children born in this age have gained proficiency and comfort in smartphones and tablets by toddlers age. ScratchJr is an iPad app that teaches blocks-based programming, developed by the MIT Media Lab.
Students start with basic commands including moving sprites forward and turning left/right, then build their own fun stories and characters through sequences, loops, conditionals. Students are encouraged to construct creative games and detail the steps to bring their imagination to reality.
Suitable for ages 5+, students must have experience with using an iPad